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By Jaime Adame
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 

University of Arkansas testing reactor's radioactivity


STRICKLER, Ark. (AP) — Work began in March to assess the level of radioactivity remaining at the heart of a shuttered nuclear reactor test site in rural Washington County.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ( ) reports that the findings will determine the waste classification for the site's reactor vessel. But actually removing the vessel will take another $16 million in federal funding, said Mike Johnson, associate vice chancellor for facilities at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, which owns the site.

"I'm very optimistic we'll get those additional funds," said J...

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